Replaces

Volkswagen Beetle Golf Jetta Steering Kit - 1ASFK05615

Please Note: Whenever replacing steering components, it is highly recommended to have a professional alignment performed on the vehicle afterwards.  Failure to do so may result in issues with steering and premature tire wear.

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  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:55)
    • Remove the lug nut caps with a 7mm Allen bit
    • Insert the lug nut key into the locking lug nut
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Outer Tie Rod (1:47)
    • Measure the distance from the inner tie rod boot to the end of the outer tie rod
    • Record that measurement
    • Loosen the 22mm nut that attaches the inner tie rod to the outer tie rod
    • Use a 6mm Allen wrench and a 19mm wrench to remove the nut at the bottom of the tie rod end
    • Loosen the tie rod by striking the steering knuckle with a hammer
    • Pull the tie rod up and out of the steering knuckle
    • Twist off the outer tie rod
  3. step : Installing the New Outer Tie Rod (2:48)
    • Twist the new outer tie rod onto the inner tie rod
    • Push the outer tie rod into the steering knuckle
    • Fasten the nut onto the outer tie rod with a 19mm wrench and a 6mm Allen wrench
    • Tighten the 19mm nut to 50 foot-pounds of torque
    • Measure the distance from the inner tie rod boot to the end of the outer tie rod
    • Check that this is the same distance as recorded in Step 2
    • Tighten the 22mm nut that attaches the inner tie rod to the outer tie rod
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (3:43)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Attach the lug nut covers

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 6mm Allen Wrench
  • 7mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Measuring Tape
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

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How-to Video:

(04:33 min)

Tools List:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 6mm Allen Wrench
  • 7mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Measuring Tape
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket



This part replaces:

  • Beck Arnley 103-2905
  • OE # 1J0422804
  • Moog EV400
  • OE # 1J0422831B

Vehicle Fit

  • 1998 VW Beetle (Built After 6/98 Production Date) 4 Piece Set Steering Kit
  • 1999-2010 VW Beetle 4 Piece Set Steering Kit
  • 1999 VW Golf (Built After 9/98 Production Date) 4 Piece Set Steering Kit
  • 2000-2006 VW Golf 4 Piece Set Steering Kit
  • 1999 VW Jetta (Built After 9/98 Production Date) 4 Piece Set Steering Kit
  • 2000-2004 VW Jetta Steering Kit 4 Piece Set
  • 2005 VW Jetta (8th Vin Digit J or M) 4 Piece Set Steering Kit
Part #: 1ASFK05615

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